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Kumasi vs Accra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kumasi, Ghana and Accra, Ghana is approximately 201 km or 125 mi.
  • To reach Kumasi in this distance one would set out from Accra bearing 308.2° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kumasi bearing 308° or NW .
  • Both have a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Both are in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 0.9 °C (1.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1 °C (1.8°F) less in Kumasi. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 697 mm (27.4 in) more which is equivalent to 697 l/m (17.11 US gal/ft) or 6,970,000 l/ha (745,139 US gal/ac) more. About 1 8/9 as much.
  • There are 477 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kumasi. In whichever way circa 1h 18' less per day or about 4/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.2° lower in Kumasi than in Accra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.5°C (0.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Kumasi relative to Accra. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Accra vs Kumasi.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) 1 (+2) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (+2) 0 (0) -1 (-2) 0 (0) 0 (0) -1 (-2) 0 (0)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) 0 (0) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -2 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +4 (+0) +20 (+1) +66 (+3) +64 (+3) +39 (+2) +41 (+2) +76 (+3) +58 (+2) +133 (+5) +121 (+5) +61 (+2) +14 (+1) +697 (+27)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) +3 (+11) +6 (+19) +3 (+10) +3 (+10) +3 (+10) +6 (+19) +7 (+23) +10 (+33) +10 (+32) +7 (+23) +2 (+6)   +60 (+16)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 05' -0h 53' -0h 29' -0h 18' -0h 30' -0h 24' -1h 25' -2h 42' -2h 18' -2h 17' -1h 42' -1h 30'   -1h 18'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 03' -0h 02' -0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 03' +0h 03' +0h 03' +0h 02' +0h 00' -0h 01' -0h 03' -0h 03'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -1.1 -1.1 -1 +1.1 +1.1 +1.1 +1.1 +1.1 -1 -1.1 -1.1 -1.1   -0.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -1 -2 +2 +1 +2 +2 +2 +4 +5 +4 +4 +3   +2.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -2.1 (-4) -1.4 (-3) -0.6 (-1) -0.7 (-1) -0.1 (0) -0.6 (-1) +0.4 (+1) +0.8 (+1) +0 (+0) +0.3 (+1) -0.2 (0) -1.3 (-2) -0.5 (-1)

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